3-4 May 2023 | Austin Marriott South, Austin, Texas



Ron Nickelson

Head of Solar & New Construction
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Ron is founder, President and CEO of HCS Renewable Energy, acquired by RigUp in 2019. RigUp was rebranded in 2021 as Workrise. The company supports development, construction, operation and maintenance of utility-scale solar, wind power and storage facilities nationwide. HCS Renewable Energy has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its installation efforts, achieving a rank of No. 5 overall out of 415 solar companies on the magazine’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors list. In addition, HCS Renewable Energy is ranked No. 1 Solar Installation Subcontractor Nationwide and No. 1 in the rapidly expanding Texas market for 2019. Ron is an industry leader in the construction of large-scale power plants with a unique perspective on labor management and enthusiasm for renewable energy. He holds a B.S. in Marketing and MBA from Texas Christian University (TCU) and holds numerous certifications in human resources, labor strategy and cost performance.

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